jac-y-do

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably an imitative phonetic rendering of ‘jackdaw’ with the literal translation of jac-y-do providing the dual meaning ‘Jack o’ the Roof’ — an appropriate reflection of the bird’s behaviour.

NounEdit

jac-y-do m

  1. jackdaw
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